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State judge legalizes gay marriage in Florida Keys
A judge legalized gay marriage in Florida's most gay-friendly county on Thursday, siding with same-sex couples in the Florida Keys who said the state's ban is discriminatory and makes them second-class citizens.
Microsoft cutting 18,000 jobs, signals new path
Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history Thursday, saying it will cut 18,000 jobs or 14 percent of its workforce as it streamlines its Nokia mobile device business to focus on using the Windows Phone operating system.
Climate politics group falling short of money goal
A super PAC aiming to make climate change a key issue in this year's midterm elections is falling far short of its goal to raise $100 million, cramping the group's ability to influence major races with just four months left until Election Day.
10 things to know for today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
- Man using 'blowtorch' to kill spider started fire SEATTLE — A man who used a can of spray paint and a lighter as a makeshift blowtorch to kill a spider in his laundry room started a blaze that caused $60,000 worth of damage, Seattle fire officials said Wednesday.The man and his mother got out of th
NJ Gov. Christie to be in Iowa and 2016 spotlight
New Jersey's Chris Christie insists it's his role as Republican Governors Association chairman that's bringing him to Iowa this week, to raise money for other politicians, including Gov. Terry Branstad, a five-term incumbent with lots of campaign cash already.
Gunshots narrowly miss TV reporter
A reporter for a West Virginia television station narrowly escaped injury or worse Monday while covering a fatal weekend shooting in Beckley.
VIDEO: New story emerges about Texas children locked in hot car
After footage showed Texas shoppers breaking the windows of a hot car to rescue children trapped inside, additional witnesses have come forward to correct the story behind what has become a viral video.
Liberals assessing 2016 race as Clinton weighs bid
As Hillary Rodham Clinton promotes her book, liberals in the Democratic Party are elbowing into the 2016 presidential conversation, pitching a populist message on the economy and immigration.
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